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feet and be out in those waves, it's like being among the dinosaurs. >> reporter: laird is a big wave surfer has tackled waves no one thought possible. does he know more than anybody else you know? >> laird knows about waves the way birds know about the sky. you know? that's his element. i wanted to visit it, and so i needed him to take me in there. >> reporter: susan was a competitive swimmer and laird helped her get into waters normally off-limits to amateurs. hamilton believes susan is right, that something is brewing, something new. >> this last winter in hawaii was as big a winter as we've ever seen. >> reporter: bigger storms, meaning bigger waves. some of the biggest swells on record. >> i can say i've been waiting a few decades to have a winter like this. >> reporter: we visited him on his home turf, in hawaii. surf this big is always risky. >>ive had stitches and broken bones and, you know, punctured cheeks. the conditions give you a certain power and strength that you wouldn't have if they weren't there. so -- look at this one. oh, yeah. >> reporter: but
again. >> rose: we conclude this evening with laird hamilton, the extraordinary surfer, and susan casey, the author of a book called "the wave: in pursuit of the rogues, freaks, and giants of the ocean." >> the planet is mostly ocean and life comes from the ocean. and so one of the things i really aim to do with my writing is to take people into these places and show them the incredible majesty and in some cases the fear and in some cases the wackiness. but there's, like, a parallel universe. and it's in our world that we live in. how often do we see it. >> and if you part patriot, then you'll appreciate, then you'll revere. so all of those things i think are so critical in what needs to happen for the ocean. we need these books, we need these waves, we need people to be in awe of them maybe at first, to participate in activities and then ultimately be pro active in trying to protect the ocean. >> rose: melody barnes, laird hamilton and susan casey when we return. captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: melody barnes
. then we laird what if we added the project that was proposed by the project sponsor as i mentioned especially part merced. that tells us what is happening with the level of service, where transit ridership will be very heavy and where the voting patterns would be. this gave us the right data to tell us what it would look like in 30 years. now we are, "with the best minds in the city -- we are working with the best minds in the city, what we plan to do is look at the big picture in the study and piece together those projects. nothing that you have heard about would preclude the best and most significant roles like never command of the project on the one hand we look at the big picture, on the other hand we work closely with the project sponsor to make sure they are hand in glove on where we need to be. this is two snapshots of where we needed to be. we looked up to the roadway and bridges. we also look at the projects. there are improve frequencies called for. one very popular item, bringing this to the entire west side of 19th ave. if you think about the corridor, this is a long te
. >> reporter: laird hamilton is a big wave surfer who has tackled waves no one thought possible. >> oh! >> last winter in hawaii was as big a winter as we've ever seen. >> reporter: bigger storms, meaning bigger waves. some of the biggest swells on record. >> i can say i've been waiting a few decades to have a winter like this. >> look at this one. >> oh, yeah. >> reporter: but it's not only climbing the highest mountains. >> it's a little like ballet. you know, there's so much to do. even the most minute movement is something to be refined. >> reporter: what laird really wants are the really big ones. >> waves tt were bigger than 100 feet. >> how did you find those? all in hawaii? >> they came to us. unpredicted, by the way. unforecasted. >> reporter: loch reedy was the first mate on a 45-foot sailboat when he made his 16th trip across the atlantic to bermuda. he knew he might encounter stormy weather, but the forecast did not prepare him for hurricane-force winds. >> this one giant wave came crashing down on the boat, and never saw it. never heard it. it just happened. and it just engulfed th
pitt 27-24. >>> in major league baseball, one extra inning game. in the 13th inning, gerald laird of detroit hit a solo home run into the bull pen in left center field in minnesota. that gave the tigers a 10-9 victory but the twins still lead the american league central division by 3 1/2 games. >>> and chase utley of philadelphia hit a grand slam homer to cap a slugfest in colorado. the phillies' 12-11 win moves them within two games of atlanta in the national league east. >>> when we return, another look at this morning's top stories. >>> and the victim of a brutal acid attack speaks out, saying it could have been a lot worse. [ female announcer ] there's complete. and then there's most complete, like what you get from centrum ultra women's, the most complete multivitamin for women. it has vitamin d, which emerging science suggests supports breast health, and calcium for bone health. centrum ultra women's. can your moisturizer do that? [ female announcer ] dermatologist recommended aveeno has an oat formula, now proven to build a moisture reserve, so skin can replenish itself. th
of frederick sales. his body was found laird in plastic and tucked away under the stairs of the hercules home he rented. the same house where his father was found bludgeoned to death. if rein is connected to the death of two women and his girlfriend. >> alan: two beams of light are illuminating the new york city skyline tonight, marking the ninth anniversary of the september 11th attacks. it's made up of 88 searchlights. they turned on at sunset and going to light up the night sky until dawn. the memorial can be seen by residents from manhattan, brooklyn, and new jersey. >> alan: mourners near ground zero observed a moment of silence to market the terrorist attacks on america. relatives read the names of their loved ones who died when islamic extremists hijacked two passenger planes and brought down the twin towers. president obama laid a wreath at the pentagon in washington, dc to honor the people who lost their lives after a third plane slammed interest the nation's military headquarterses. >> the perpetrators of this evil act didn't simply attack america. they attacked the very idea of ame
them in a book "the wave," in pursuit of rogues, freaks and giants of the ocean. with her is laird hamilton, one of a handful of people in the world, who has been on top of these giants. good morning to both of you. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> ladies first. susan, early and often you write, on average, two dozen large ships go missing and take their crews with them. and entire towns have been washed away. why don't we know more about these waves? >> the big problem, a lot of times when people see a giant wave, they don't come back and tell about it. i wanted to find people that could take me to the top, and by extension, readers, to the top of a 100-foot wave and see what it's like. >> the stories are incredible. and you craft words, descriptions, images, more beautifully than anyone i have red in modern day. it's lovely, the way you write. why was it important for you to tell the wave story? >> this is an ocean planet. we know so little about it. so poorly understood, that we know more about the moon or splitting the atom, than we do about this force of nature, which is a
to thank the republican party for its support. obviously tom ross and priscilla and laird and all those who make up the party. i would like to thank tom wagner who i had the opportunity of appointing many years ago. he is still there, for god's sake. he is going to go on. and that's extraordinarily important too. you know, i wish i could go around the room and talk about all of you individually, because of the huge difference which you have made in my life and hopefully in the life of many, many delawarans. i believe we have had the opportunity to do that. and for that i'm extremely appreciative. i had a very nice speech prepared here, hoping i would win this race and talked about the things we've been able to do to create jobs and reduce taxes, and those things that make a difference to delawareans. >> nine-term congressman mike castle of delaware in his concession speech tonight if you are awaiting a grand statement of republican party unity with him getting behind christine o'donnell ahead of the general election there, senate campaign against chris coons, we have not yet heard it. chris
-wave surfer, laird hamilton, and his wife, gabrielle reese, tell us that we should think that all waterways are connected. >> you clean the waterways, you clean the rivers, you have a clean ocean. >> gabby said she will be out with the kids, cleaning their beach. i'll be picking up trash in miami, as well. 7 million tons of debris from our coastlines last year. think how much we can do this year. robin's cleaning up our beach. the "gma" beach. put it right here in this bag. we'll link you on how you can do it at abcnews.com. how you can help this year. robin -- i know. i can't even get up. this is the scary part. >> this is a nice look, isn't it? please, continue. >> let's get to the boards. one or two things we want to talk about. the line of severe storms. gets a bead of moisture. i'm trying to get up thousand. chicago, you're a little bit a part of that. more minneapolis is going to get heavy rain out of this. this is all of that moisture streaming up from the southwest. we're concerned in phoenix, about how much rain will fall here. it's that easy. "gma" beach is almost cleaned up. all
are getting to a letter -- to a laird security paradigm. take the cockpit. you have the flight deck officer programs. you have an armed officer in the cockpit. outside of the cockpit is a serious -- stewardess. stewardess. [laughter] 17 years, people. you have a flight attendant who has been trained in behavioral analysis. beyond the flight attendant is the ticket agent at the jetway gate, also trained in behavioral analysis, as are a lot, if not all of the airport workers. beyond that is the screening checkpoint, with everything that tsa has brought to bear in those secure locations. beyond that are trained federal air marshals, trained law enforcement officers, a local, federal, state, also trained and behavioral analysis techniques, who are able to approach -- no longer should the threat elements be able to sit and passively observed the security system and be able to probe but until they find a vulnerability. we should be talking to them, approaching them, getting them out of their comfort zone, putting them off guard. beyond that, the moment you sit down and get yourself an e- ticket,
were evacuated stay because our homes are now laird in deep layers of salt. its beauty and the soft brown which has turned into basically liquid under pressure from the quake. it's a while before the king but get back on their feet after this. >> heavy rain and mud slides have killed 38 people in guatemala. some cars were buried in two vans after hillside collapsed and the death toll may be a hundred before they're done in more than 30 others are injured. if they're still 23 people that are listed as missing. the president of guatemala has declared a national emergency >> new details joran van der sloot has admitted to taking money from the family of natalie holloway telling them he reveal the location of her body. joran van der sloot he is a suspect of the disappearance of holloway five years ago. he said it wanted to get back at her family for making his life tough. he took that money which was part of a sting operation he flew to south america and he's now facing charges that he killed a peruvian woman. 77 >> a.m. will be back with more in just a couple of minutes. if the stick a
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